Financial Services - Student Specialist

Posted 13 May, 2016. Closes 22 May, 2016


Financial Services

Job Title:

Student Specialist

Date Posted:

13 May, 2016

Closing Date:

22 May, 2016,

Number Available:



$13.60 per hour


10-12 hours per week, Monday through Friday schedule to be determined. Approximately 15 hours per week available during the summer.


  • Input financial data into the Libraries invoice processing system, work with Excel spreadsheets and various database systems
  • Provide support by scanning documents and filing electronic invoices
  • On-line file maintenance for department financial records including travel records and room rental data
  • Reconcile credit cards and invoices, daily, matching invoice number, date, vendor name, dollar amount and taxes.
  • Pick up mail daily, supplies and shredding as needed
  • Work on special projects as required


    Required Qualifications:


    • Experience with Windows XP and Excel software
    • Aptititude and willingness to learn new software applications
    • Experience in data entry/keyboarding and using 10 key, preferably by touch
    • Detail-oriented and accurate
    • Able to communicate precisely, both verbally and in writing
    • Available to work for at least 1 year
    • Excellent attendance

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Experience with or knowledge of accounting or financial reconciliation

    Other Details:

    The Financial Services office is comprised of four staff members and we work with the Libraries Purchasing and Supplies office. This position is conveniently located in the Suzzallo Library.

    Application Process:

    1. Complete a UW Libraries student job application form. To ensure compatibility and consideration, complete the application form using Adobe Reader (some programs, including versions of Mac Preview, are not fully compatible with PDF forms).
    2. Submit the following items by uploading them to the Library student employment online dropbox:
      1. Application form
      2. Cover letter
      3. Resume

    Selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.

    For additional information or questions regarding student job opportunities, or for assistance with the application process, please contact the Student Employment Coordinator, UW Libraries:
    Erik Dahl